List of equipment of the Royal Thai Army
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This article is a List of equipment in Royal Thai Army (RTA)
- 1 Current Equipment
- 1.1 Infantry weapons
- 1.2 Vehicles
- 1.3 Artillery
- 1.4 Radar systems
- 1.5 Aircraft
- 2 Future equipment
- 3 Historical equipment
- 4 References
|M1911||Semi-automatic pistol||.45 ACP|| USA
|Thai M1911A1 pistols produced under license; locally known as the Type 86 pistol (ปพ.86).|
|Heckler & Koch USP||Semi-automatic pistol||.45ACP||Germany||Used by special forces.|
|HS2000||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Croatia||Used by armed forces.|
|CZ 75||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Czech Republic||Used by special forces.|
|Beretta 92||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Italy|
|Beretta M1951||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Italy||Used by armed forces.|
|Browning Hi-Power||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Belgium|
|SIG Sauer P226||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany|
|Glock 17||Semi-automatic pistol||9×19mm Parabellum||Austria|
|FN Five-seven||Semi-automatic pistol||FN 5.7×28mm||Belgium|
|Remington Model 870||Shotgun||12 gauge||USA|
|Mossberg 500||Shotgun||12 gauge||USA|
|Franchi SPAS-12||Shotgun||12 gauge||Italy|
|Heckler & Koch MP5||Submachine gun||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany||Used by special forces.|
|Heckler & Koch UMP||Submachine gun||9×19mm Parabellum||Germany||UMP9 submachine guns used by special forces.|
|Heckler & Koch MP7||Submachine gun||HK 4.6×30mm||Germany||guns used by special forces.|
|FN P90||Submachine gun||5.7x28mm||Belgium||FN P90 submachine guns used by special forces.|
|UZI||Submachine gun||9×19mm Parabellum||Israel||Used by military police.|
|IWI Tavor TAR-21||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Israel||Standard infantry rifle. Replaced M16A1, 106,203 Tavors on order. Present 73,000+ Tavor/X95 in service |
|IWI X95||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Israel|
|IWI ACE||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Israel|
|IWI Galil||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Israel||Used in small numbers.|
|M16A1/A2/A4||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||USA||Standard infantry rifle. Aging M16A1 will be replaced by IMI Tavor TAR-21 and M16A4.|
|M4A1 Carbine||Carbine||5.56×45mm NATO||US||Used by special forces, some equipped with SOPMOD kit.|
|Colt AR-15||Carbine||5.56×45mm NATO||USA|
|Bushmaster M4||Carbine||5.56×45mm NATO||USA||Used by special forces.|
|Heckler & Koch HK33||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO|| Germany
|Standard infantry rifle.|
|Type 11 assault rifle||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO|| Germany
|The Type 11 (ปลย.11) is a Thai license produced version of the Heckler & Koch HK33. Used by Royal Thai Armed Forces and Army Reserve Force Students.|
|FN SCAR||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Belgium||Receive around 20,000+ in 2014-16 Used by Special forces unit.|
|Steyr AUG||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Austria||Used by special forces.|
|Heckler & Koch G36||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Germany||Used by special forces.|
|Heckler & Koch HK416 A5/A7||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Germany||Used by special forces.|
|SIG Sauer SIG516||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Switzerland||Used By special forces.|
|CZ 805 BREN||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Czech Republic||Used By special forces.|
|SAR 21||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Singapore||Used by special forces.|
|AK-102||Assault rifle||5.56×45mm NATO||Russia||Used by volunteer force.|
|AK-103||Assault rifle||7.62×39mm||Russia||Used by volunteer force.|
|Type 56-1||Assault rifle||7.62×39mm||China||Used in small numbers.|
|M1 Garand||Semi-automatic rifle||.30-06 Springfield||USA||Locally known as the Type 88 self-loading rifle (ปลยบ.88). Used by King's Guards and by Army Reserve Force Students as a non-firing training rifle.|
|M1/M2 Carbine||Semi-automatic rifle||.30 Carbine||USA||Locally known as the Type 87 carbine (ปสบ. 87). Used by Army Reserve Force Students as a non-firing training rifle.|
|Sniper rifle and Marksman rifles|
|SIG Sauer SSG 3000||Sniper rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||Switzerland|
|Barrett M82||Anti-materiel rifle||.50 BMG||USA||Used by special forces.|
|SR-25||Marksman rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||USA|
|M14 rifle||Marksman rifle||7.62×51mm NATO||USA|
|FN MINIMI||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Belgium|
|IMI Negev||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Israel||Over 2,000 purchased. Delivery is ongoing.|
|Heckler & Koch HK21||Light machine gun||5.56×45mm NATO||Germany|
|RPD machine gun||Light machine gun||7.62×39mm||Soviet Union||Used in small numbers.|
|FN MAG-58||General purpose machine gun||7.62×51mm NATO||Belgium|
|M60||General purpose machine gun||7.62×51mm NATO||USA|
|M2 Browning machine gun||Heavy machine gun||.50 BMG||USA||Locally known as Type 93 machine gun (ปก.93). Use by infantry units and mobile vehicles and helicopters.|
|Type 54 HMG||Heavy machine gun||12.7×108mm||China||Mounted on Type 69 and small number of V-150.|
Grenades, rockets, and MANPADS
|M203 grenade launcher||Underbarrel grenade launcher||US|
|Beretta GLX160||Underbarrel grenade launcher||Italy|
|M79 grenade launcher||Single-shot grenade launcher||US|
|BTS-203||Single-shot grenade launcher||Thailand||Used in small numbers by Army Reserve Force Students as a non-firing training grenade launcher.|
|Mk 19 grenade launcher||Automatic grenade launcher||US|
|M72 LAW||Anti-tank rocket launcher||US|
|M47 Dragon||Anti-tank guided missile||US|
|BGM-71 TOW||Anti-tank guided missile||US|
|RPG-2||Rocket-propelled grenade||Soviet Union||Used in small numbers.|
|Type 69 RPG||Rocket-propelled grenade||China|||
|RPG-7V2||Rocket-propelled grenade||Russia|||
|Carl Gustav recoilless rifle||Recoilless rifle||Sweden|
|M40 recoilless rifle||Recoilless rifle||US||Mounted on M151 utility vehicles.|
|9K38 Igla-S||Man-portable air-defence system||Russia||Part of order placed in 2010.|
|HN-5A||Man-portable air-defence system||China|||
Armoured fighting vehicles
|T-84 Oplot-M||Main Battle Tank||Ukraine||49||The government has approved 7.2 billion baht to purchase the first 49 T-84 Oplot main battle tanks to be assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Bn (Royal Guard at Fort Chakkraphongse, Prachinburi).Replaced the Type 69 tank.|
|VT-4||Main battle tank||China||39||Up to 150 may be acquired.The first shipment of 28 tanks were delivered in October 2017. The army ordered 11 more VT-4s in 2017 and will order 14 more in the future. The deal, thought to be valued at about US$150 million.As 2019,total of 39 VT-4 in service and another 14 VT-4 planned.Will replace the M41A3 Walker Bulldog tank.|
|M60A1/A3 Patton||Main battle tank||US||53
|M48A5 Patton||Main battle tank||US||150|
|M41A3 Walker Bulldog||Light tank||US||200||Being replaced by the T-84 Oplot-M and VT-4 Main battle tank.|
|FV101 Scorpion||Light tank||UK||154|
|Stingray light tank||Light tank||US||106|
|BTR-3E1||Infantry fighting vehicle|| Ukraine
|238||96 ordered in 2008. Deliveries delayed due to changes in engine and transmission. Additional six given by the Ukrainian Government. Second order of 121 announced in Aug 2011. Third order of 21 announced in August 2013. Thai BTR-3E1 is produced under license.|
|M1126 Stryker||Infantry fighting vehicle||US||(60)||RTA ordered 37 "refurbished" Stryker armoured vehicles, worth US$80 million, from the U.S.army. The U.S.army will give 23 more Strykers to the RTA via FMS (Foreign Military Sales), bringing the number to 60 in total.|
|VN-1||Infantry fighting vehicle||China||(34)||RTA ordered one battalion (34 units) of ZBL-09 or VN-1 and aim for 2020 delivery at the price of US$1.695 million each.|
|V-150 Commando||Armoured personnel carrier||US||150||Variants include: 27 V-150s are armoured personnel carriers. Twenty-nine V-150s are 81mm mortar carriers. Fifty-six V-150s are fitted with 90mm turrets. One V-150 is an ambulance.|
|Type 85||Armoured personnel carrier||China||450||Variants include: APC, ACV,SPM 120mm, SPM 81mm, SPRL. Six are fitted with Type 82 multiple rocket launchers.|
|M113A1/A2/A3||Armoured personnel carrier||US||372||Overall there are 465 M113s in different variants. 340 of M113A1/A2 are armoured personnel carriers. 12 are M577A3. 10 are M113A3 ARV. 10 are M113A3 ambulances.|
|M125||Mortar carrier||US||21||Fitted with 81 mm M29 mortar and a 12.7 mm machine gun.|
|M106 mortar carrier||Mortar carrier||US||12||Fitted with 120 mm mortar and a 12.7 mm machine gun.|
|First Win 4x4||Infantry mobility vehicle||Thailand||21||Mine-protected vehicle.|
|REVA 4x4 MKII||Infantry mobility vehicle||South Africa||87||Mine-protected vehicle.|
|Humvee||Light Armored Car/Light utility vehicle||US||Unknown||RTA use M998, M1038A1, M1097A1, M1037, M1042, M1025, M1026A1, M966, M997, M997A2.|
|M992||Ammunition resupply vehicle||US||Used for resupplying the M109A5 howitzer.|
|FV105 Sultan||Armored command vehicle||UK|
|Type 84 AVLB||Armoured vehicle-launched bridge||China||Based on the Type 69 MBT. 18 m long mobile bridge.|
|M881A1/A2 Hercules||Armored recovery vehicle||US|
|Type 653||Armored recovery vehicle||China|
|FV106 Samson||Armored recovery vehicle||UK|
|M578 LRV||Armored recovery vehicle||US|
|Bronco ATTC||Amphibious armoured vehicle||Singapore||Troop carrier variant. Used by engineers.|
Utility and logistical vehicles
|||M50,M51 Chaiprakarn||Military light utility vehicle||Thailand|
|||TR MUV4||Military light utility vehicle||Thailand|
|M151||Military light utility vehicle||US||RTA use M151A2, M718A1, M825.|
|Mercedes-Benz G-Class||Military light utility vehicle||Germany|
|Ford Ranger||Light utility vehicle||US|
|Toyota HiLux Revo||Light utility vehicle|| Japan
|M813||Truck||US||RTA use M54, M54A2, M51A1, M51A2, M52, M52A1, M52A2, M246, M543, M543A2, M813, M813A1, M820A2, M817, M818, M816.|
|M35 2-1/2 ton cargo truck||Truck||US||RTA use M35, M35A1, M35A2, M50A2, M50A3, M49A1, M49A2, M109A3, M185A1, M292A2, M275, M36A2.|
|Isuzu F-Series||Truck|| Japan
|RTA use Isuzu FTS 800 4x4, FTS 33 H2E 4x4.|
|LMTV||Truck||US||RTA have four series of LMTV, M1083, M1085, M1088, and M1089.|
|UNIMOG||Truck||Germany||RTA use U1100/L 4x4, U1550 4x4, U2450/L 6x6, U2405 6x6.|
|Hino 700||Truck|| Japan
Multiple rocket launchers, howitzers, mortars,surface-to-air missiles
|Multiple rocket launchers|
|DTI-1G||400 mm self-propelled multiple rocket launcher|| Thailand
|12||The DTI-1G is a multiple rocket launcher of Thai origin. The weapon is a derivative of the WS-32.|
|DTI-1||302 mm self-propelled multiple rocket launcher|| Thailand
|8||The DTI-1 is a multiple rocket launcher of Thai origin. The weapon is a derivative of the WS-1B.|
|Type 82||130 mm self-propelled multiple rocket launcher||China||6||Mounted on Type 85 hulls. The weapon will be replaced by DTI-2|
|SR4||122 mm self-propelled multiple rocket launcher||China||4|
|CAESAR||155 mm Self-propelled howitzer||France||6|
|ATMOS 2000||155 mm self-propelled howitzer|| Israel
|18||The RTA purchased 14 systems, 1 system delivered from Israel. Another is ongoing license-production in Thailand.|
|M109A5||155 mm self-propelled howitzer||US||20|
|GHN-45||155 mm towed howitzer||Austria||185
|GHN-45 155mm |
|Soltam M-71||155 mm towed howitzer||Israel||32||Undergoing upgrade to self-propelled howitzer|
|M198||155 mm towed howitzer||US||61|
|M114||155 mm towed howitzer||US||50||In reserve. Replaced by M198 howitzer.|
|Type 59-1||130 mm towed howitzer||China||15||In reserve.|
|GIAT LG1||105 mm towed howitzer||France||24||Mk l from Singapore Army.|
|M101A1 mod||105 mm towed howitzer||US||285||285 guns improve the Nexter LG1 calibre|
|M102||105 mm towed howitzer||US||12||In reserve.|
|M618A2||105 mm towed howitzer||Thailand||32||In reserve.|
|L119||105 mm towed howitzer|| UK
|Unknown||Thai L119 light gun produced under license.|
|M56||105 mm towed howitzer||Italy||Unknown|
|M425||105 mm towed howitzer||Thailand||Unknown||In reserve.|
|M29 mortar||81 mm mortar||US||Unknown|
|M1 mortar||81 mm mortar||US||Unknown|
|M2 mortar||60 mm mortar||US||Unknown|
|M19 mortar||60 mm mortar||US||Unknown|
|M121A1/A2 mortar||60 mm mortar||Thailand||Unknown|
|M121A3 commando mortar||60 mm mortar||Thailand||Unknown|
|Starstreak||Surface-to-air missile||UK||Unknown||First ordered in 2012, additional ordered in 2015.|
|VL MICA||Surface-to-air missile||France||1||Enter service in 2019, receive two launchers and one command truck.|
|M42 Duster||40 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun||US||48 in service.|
|M163 VADS||20 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun||US||24 in service.Currently undergoing upgrade by IMI.|
|Type 59||57 mm towed anti-aircraft gun||China|
|Bofors L60/70||40 mm towed anti-aircraft gun||Sweden|
|Oerlikon GDF||35 mm twin cannon towed anti-aircraft gun||Switzerland||8 GDF-007, used with 4x Skyguard 3 FC radar units.|
|M167 VADS||20 mm towed anti-aircraft gun||US|
|M45 Quadmount||4 x M2HB machine guns||US||M55 Machine Gun Trailer Mount, currently used in reserve and training units|
|M16 MGMC||4 x M2HB machine guns||US||Currently used in reserve and training units.|
Air search radars, Artillery-locating radars
|Air search radars|
|Siemens DR-172 ADV||Medium range air search radar||US||One system in one army area.|
|Lockheed Martin LAADS||Mobile Short range air search radar||US||Use supports M163 VADS,M167 VADS and Bofors L70.|
|Type 513||Short range air search radar||China||Use supports Type 59.|
|BL-904A||Counter-battery radar||China||Two ordered in 2014.|
The Royal Thai Army is known to operate the following aircraft types:
|Bell AH-1F Huey Cobra||Attack helicopter||US||7||Serial numbers 9996, 9997, 9998. Serial number 9999 lost in 2001 crash. Four more of the same model were ordered in 2005. RTA also has another three AH-1F in storage for spare parts.|
|Eurocopter Fennec AS550 C3||Light Attack helicopter||France||8||Gunships. Serial numbers are 7443, 7484, 7560, 7584, 7658, 7703, 7724, and 7775.|
|Sikorsky UH-60L/M Blackhawk (S-70A-43)||Utility helicopter||US||12||Serial numbers 6927, 6928, 6929, 7002, 7003, 7025, and 7026. Three more UH-60Ls and three more UH-60Ms ordered Aug 2009 and Jul 2011, respectively. S-70A-43, serial number 6928 was lost in a crash on 17 July 2011. The government has also approved the purchase of two more UH-60Ms. Three more S-70As (based on the UH-60L) arrived at the port of Laem Chabang on 8 April 2013. The serial numbers for these are 7220, 7221, and 7222. Three UH-60M Black Hawks were delivered to RTA on 31 August 2014.These are serial numbers 7334, 7335, and 7336.|
|AgustaWestland AW149||Utility helicopter||Italy||5|
|Bell UH-1H Iroquois||Utility helicopter||US||92||From US military aid during Vietnam War. Some were bought by RTA through Excess defence articles. Total delivered from 1968–2004: 174. Less than 50% air-worthy. All operable UH-1Hs are in use by three RTA airmobile companies. In 2016 20 UH-1Hs will be upgraded into the UH-1H Plus standard that see its engine replace by Honeywell T53-L703 as well as main rotor blade, tail boom, and many part replace by the Bell 212's equipment standard.|
|Bell 212||Utility helicopter||US||60||Used by 1st Airmobile Co, 2nd Airmobile Co, 3rd Airmobile Co, and Department of Army Transportation. 48 units undergoing upgrade to tactical helicopter.|
|Bell 206 Jet Ranger||Utility helicopter||US||25||Both the Bell 206A and Bell 206B are in use.|
|Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota||Utility helicopter||US||5||These are serial numbers 9644, 9646, 9654, 9656, 9661, and 9666. Serial number 9656 has crashed in 2016.|
|Eurocopter EC145||VIP transport helicopter||France||6||For VIPs.|
|AgustaWestland AW139||VIP transport/Utility helicopter||Italy||6||For VIPs.|
|Mil Mi-17-V5||Transport helicopter||Russia||7||Three helicopters delivered by AN-124-100 RA-82078 to U-Tapao RTNS on 22 February 2011. A photo has appeared of Mi-17 serial number 6403 being offloaded from an AN-124. The serial numbers of the remaining two are 6401 and 6402.2 additional Mi-17-V5 were delivered into U-Tapao RTNS on 26 November 2015 by AN-124. These were serial numbers 6404 and 6405.|
|Boeing CH-47D Chinook||Transport helicopter||US||4|
|Schweizer S-300C||Observation/Trainer helicopter||US||45||For observation and training|
|Enstrom 480B||Trainer helicopter||US||16||For training|
|CASA C-295W||Transport aircraft||Spain||1||The RTA ordered one C-295W.|
|CASA C-212-300 Aviocar||transport aircraft||Spain||1||Serial numbers 446 and 447 based with the VIP squadron at Don Mueang Airport. One of these aeroplanes is no longer in service.|
|Embraer ERJ-135LR||VIP transport aircraft||Brazil||2||Both aircraft delivered (serial numbers 1084/HS-AMP and 1124)|
|British Aerospace Jetstream 41||VIP transport aircraft||UK||2||Serial numbers 41060 and 41094. Based with the VIP unit at Don Mueang Airport.|
|Beechcraft 1900C-1||VIP transport aircraft||US||2||Serial numbers 0169 and 0170. Based with the VIP unit at Don Mueang Airport.|
|Beechcraft Super King Air 200||VIP transport aircraft||US||2||Serial numbers 0342 and 1165. Based at the Lopburi army complex.|
|Unmanned aerial vehicles|
|Elbit Hermes 450||UAV||Israel||4||The RTA has taken delivery of four Hermes 450 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, The UAVs are operated by the 21st Aviation Battalion at the Army Aviation Centre at Lopburi.|
|AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven||UAV||US||Unknown|
- VT-4 Main Battle Tank – On 13 May 2016 it was reported that the RTA ordered 28 units of VT-4 MBT. The RTA has signed an agreement with China to procure the VT-4 main battle tank (MBT), features an initial 28 units, with deliveries expected to commence before the end of 2016 and conclude within two years. The deal is thought to be valued at about USD150 million. If the first batch of deliveries is successful, sources indicated the RTA would look to procure additional VT-4s as it seeks to meet a long-standing requirement for up to 150 MBTs.
- T-84 Oplot-M – In March 2011, the RTA placed an order for 49 T-84s to replace its fleet of aging M41A3 Walker Bulldog light tanks. Up to 200 tanks may eventually be acquired. The RTA had yet to make an official announcement.
- Missile systems – The RTA want surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles with the RTA choosing HIMARS and VL MICA.
- Self-propelled artillery – The RTA purchase ATMOS 2000.
- Surface-to-air missiles – On 1 July 2014 it was reported that the RTA is considering buying a medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system.
- UH-60 Black Hawk – On 6 August 2009, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified congress of a possible foreign military sale to Thailand of three Black Hawk helicopters and associated equipment and logistical support at an estimated cost of US$150 million.
- ERJ-135 – The RTA signed a contract with Embraer to purchase an ERJ-135 for VIP transport. On 12 January 2009, Royal Thai Army signed a second contract to buy another aircraft for VIP and medivac use.
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